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Nat Cats - no longer a prelude to ruin

What do a billion dollar hydropower plant and a farmer in Ethiopia have in common? They can both be wiped ...

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What's on your mind?

With this question, along with the questions from the people in this clip, our Open Minds conversations begin. The big ...

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Unclear communication about risk

Unclear communication about risk is a risk. During hurricane Sandy the NHC had no system in place to issue clear ...

STORY URL: Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings
Responding to criticism after Superstorm Sandy, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday it would change the way it warns people about tropical storms that morph into something else.

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Manage disaster risk

For years now, we've been seeing a dramatic rise in economic losses caused by natural catastrophes. Since 1980, the ...

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Climate change - what about poverty?

Tasneem Essop is WWF South Africa's international climate policy advocate. In this clip she talks the fundamental link she ...

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Hong Kong student on climate change

This young student from Hong Kong's Victoria Shanghai Academy has strong views about climate change and how he hopes ...

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Climate adaptation

Historically, Samoa has suffered extensive damage from flooding, especially along its coast. Future coastal flooding events are expected to increase ...

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Adaptation in the city of Hull, UK

Adaptation measures are available to make societies more resilient to the impacts of climate change. But decision makers need the ...

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Adaptation is a must

Societies and local communities need to adapt to a changing environment. The earlier they decide to do so, the lower ...

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Global warming tipping point?

I've read that the world has warmed by 1°C over pre-industrial levels, and there is near-zero chance of ...

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About fracking fluid

According to the linked Swiss Re expert publication, between 1 million and 8 million gallons of fluid and 80 to ...

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Rebuilding post-disaster

What can we learn from rebuilding cities after disasters, such as earthquakes? How do we take a changing climate into ...

STORY URL: Rebuilding Christchurch | KPMG | NZ
The Christchurch infrastructure challenge. We have a unique opportunity to plan and rebuild NZ’s second largest city.

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Feeding 9 billion

What keeps me awake at night regarding climate change is the potential effect on the world’s food supply. How ...

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